A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 113.47 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.0729 East, latitude -0.1438 South, depth = 113.47 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089fl. Id of event: us600089fl. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 15:51:49 / March 4, 2020 @ 3:51 pm. The temblor was picked up at 23:51:49 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 60 km SSW of Bilungala, Indonesia.
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